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How to write a technical book

I’m looking for the way to write a technical book well. So, I googled with keyword writing technical book. and find following useful sites.


How to Write a Technical Book

The goal of this page is to share my hard-won experiences writing books. The bad news is that writing a book is hard work and frankly it can be very difficult to break into the publishing industry. The good news is that writing a book can be personally and professionally rewarding. Think long and hard about these observations.

Online Technical Writing

Technical-writing courses introduce you to some of the most important aspects of writing in the world of science, technology, and business—in other words, the kind of writing that scientists, nurses, doctors, computer specialists, government officials, engineers, and other such people do as a part of their regular work.
To learn how to write effectively for the world of work, you’ll study common types of reports, special format items such as lists and headings, simple techniques for putting graphics into reports, and some techniques for producing professional-looking final copy.

Technical-writing courses build on what you’ve learned in other writing courses. But there’s lots that is new to learn! If you currently have a job in which you do some writing, you’ll discover that you can put what you learn in your technical-writing course to immediate use.

Technical Writing – Writers Write(R)

Writer’s Blog: Technical Writers May Be the Future of American Literature
A professor argues that technical writers are the future of American literature. Utah Valley State College English professor Scott Hatch says that the great American literature of the early 20th century was penned by journalists such as Ernest Hemingway, but in the future it is the technical writers who have the best training to be novelists.

Books For Technical Writers

The books described below are those that I have found most helpful in my career as a technical writer. As you can see, they are not listed in alphabetical order, or by publication date, or by any other sensible arrangement; rather, they are arranged according to my own opinion of their importance.

Experiments in writing

On Writing a Book

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A software engineer who loves any technologies that makes life easier. That’s why I love Linux and Mac at the same time.


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